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Abortion rights backers unsure of strategy in Kansas fight

 

January 23, 2020



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Abortion rights backers grappled with how to derail a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution as abortion foes marked Wednesday's anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision by advancing two versions of the proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Top GOP lawmakers want to amend the state constitution to overturn a Kansas Supreme Court decision last year declaring access to abortion a "fundamental" right under the state constitution. The amendment would declare that the Kansas Constitution does not "secure" a right to abor...



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